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  1. SoughtAnarchy

    Any advice on assembling disc brakes on BBR Tuning wheels?

    I recently bought these wheels and someone on here told me I should go for disc brakes instead of rims brakes. I have a standard cruiser set up with this engine on it. Any advice from y'all would be great. Mainly trying to see what I'll need to buy to assemble it (i.e. the disc brake set, any...
  2. SoughtAnarchy

    Newbie here! Looking for suggestions to mod my new kit

    So, I recently bought this kit: https://www.gasbike.net/collections/bicycle-engine-kits/products/79cc-monster-90-bike-engine-kit-complete-4-stroke-kit I threw it on a brand new beach cruiser and it was riding fine for a day or two. Then the chain tensioner came loose and broke my spokes. (I'm...
  3. C

    Where did I go wrong?

    Hi y'all, new to the forum thing in general, I've got a 2 stroke grubee Skyhawk that I rebuild mostly with a Chinese clone. The clone I ran for about 30 miles but decided it would be better for parts considering the head and cylinder were one piece (ofc the seller online didn't show that). And...
  4. DWest

    Hello from the SW corner of Missouri

    Hi everybody, I am a newbie to motorized bicycles although I have built several dirt track cars, go karts, and even an airplane but never a bike. I am mostly interested in the board track racer style of bikes and I am amazed at the quality of the builds on this forum, you guys do a fantastic...
  5. alex-star

    From Russia with love

    Hello everyone! I'm a motorcycle enthusiast from Moscow, who recently sold his 650ccm beemer to start a new two-wheeled-hobby. Me and my old friend have recently purchased a couple of frames to build fancy motorized bikes. It happened so we both choose Nirve B-1 because of a reasonable price and...
  6. LaughingSinner

    Hey all from NW Arkansas in the Ozarks ... This is going to be fun!

    My wife and I have a small pub in one of the coolest little towns in the USA and this is going to make living here even more fun. I do need some advice and I appreciate any and all suggestions. I am really looking for the easiest build to start with and get more complicated as I learn. I...
  7. Paddy

    Greetings from Ireland

    In my entire life in Co.Mayo Ive seen all kinds of contraptions but never a motorised bicycle. Am I right in saying that im a rarity round here? .rd.
  8. D

    first time builder

    hey everyone. just joined to seek the wealth of your experience. building my first motorized bike out of a 2013 felt MP and needed help with if a flying horse 66cc's chain will clear the 2.125 wheels. now to find a related thread to post my questions. searched all over and have learned a lot but...
  9. Krealitygroup

    Newbie Intro

    What's up yall.. I'm Krealitygroup. I'm a musician/hunter/nomad. I recently learned about motorized bikes, and had a friend put a grubee on the Diamondback that. I love the mileage. I'm doing a lot a research before building my 2nd bike. So I'll be around asking questions. Anybody using...
  10. M

    Building a Motorized Bicycle Newbie Journey

    Hi everyone, This is my first time building a motorized bike and I used a huffy cranbrook as my bike. I'm documenting my progress on youtube. I'm basically making these videos so people looking into building a motorized bike don't make the same stupid mistakes I did! Update 1: Just...
  11. T

    Newbie! Need help!

    Hi there. Im looking to find a really GOOD stretch/ Limo lowrider to moterize and customize. I was about to buy a "Micargi", but read they are really cheaply made bikes with alot of problems. I live in Charleston SC, and havent had much success on craigslist. What I want is a build that is a...
  12. Hogwash

    I am Hogwash

    I am new to motorized bicycling. Last motorcycle was a Road King. I have bought many parts, from web. Frame, motor kit, Sick Bike kit. Even ordered a classie springer/with breaks forks. I KNOW I will be asking questions as this is my "virgin" run. Hogwash
  13. I

    First build/Newbie questions.

    I've been putting together this bike and I haven't really had any big issues that I couldn't figure out myself or find the solution to online. Until I had to attach the ignition coil to the spark plug. I've seen videos of people doing it and it just seems to pop right in. Am I doing something...
  14. F

    Lessons learned on a 66cc Chinese Lady!

    Okay so I am a newbie and I humbly admit it. However I have learned a few things so far and am trying new things regularly. I will post here as I learn whether they work or not. Tip #1 and foremost is immediately take out that junk chinese spark plug and put in an NGK Iridium 4085 {also...
  15. A

    New Guy, Old Bike

    Hey everyone! I am new to this whole thing, but excited to get started! I plan on taking this bike on a month long RV trip this summer, so I finally have a deadline! Last summer I picked up an excellent Columbia frame, I think it is a 5-star. (I'm sure one of you can correct me on that.)...
  16. allen standley

    5 bikes in 9 months

    I started building in April this year and havn't stopped since. Lotsa head and heartache. Also I must say I'm 51 yrs old and havn't had so much fun on a bike since I was 8 or 9 yrs old. Initially thought about building and selling... Cant make money on'em due to the time it takes to make em...
  17. N

    New To This

    I've never modded a bike before, but I'm planning on motorizing one this winter. I'm just looking for some suggestions on some ideas I've been having on how to go about this project. My plan is this: mount a high cc chainsaw motor (no I'm not using the standard kits for this) over the back tire...
  18. C

    Rear tire won't turn?

    Hello everyone! It's great to be part of this forum, I have read many threads to get to where I am with my project. First, I am a newbie and this is my first built. I have a RAW Silver Slant 66/80CC. 1. First issue I had was mountin the engine to my Schwinn Clairmont 26" so bought a...
  19. C

    Bikebuyers

    Hello everyone! I'm new to the site and getting ready for my first built. Bikebuyers.com has some great looking bikes and I was thinking of ordering my bike from there. My only concern is that the company has some bad reviews on yelp.com and on ripoffreport.com about the quality of the...
  20. T

    Hello Everyone!

    Just wanted to introduce myself. I am new to engines and pretty new to bicycles, but very crafty and willing to learn. My first project will be a Huffy Cranbrook i got from wally world after reading a bunch on the forums. i also bought a 4 stroke 49cc engine from Daemon Bikes (not so sure...